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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 91.95
Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it?s spending £80m and four years? inquiry into Heathrow?s Terminal 5, or the 200 proposed wind turbines in the Shetland Isles. On a smaller scale telecoms masts, take-aways, house extensions, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Charting the expansion of the Rum Seljuqs from rulers of a small principality to a fully- fledged sultanate ruling over almost the whole of Anatolia, this book demonstrates how ideology, rather than military success, was crucial in this development. The Rum Seljuqs examines four distinct phases of development, beginning with the rule of Sulaym?n... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
The Companion to Development Studies contains over†a hundred†chapters written by leading international experts within the field to provide a concise and authoritative overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies. Covering a wide range of disciplines the book is divided into ten sections, each prefaced... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 87.99
Now in a fully updated edition, this leading textbook has been thoroughly revised to reflect the sweeping changes the past decade has brought to Europe and to incorporate new research and teaching approaches in regional geography. The topical organization?including environment, ethnicity, religion, language, demography, politics, industry, and urban... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 45.40
A systematic overview of the impact of social and political factors on the health of Australia's Indigenous population. Australia's Aboriginal and Islander groups suffer ?Fourth World' standards of health: this book explains the causes for such poor healt more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 23.95
In The Public Life of the Fetal Sonogram, medical anthropologist Janelle S. Taylor analyzes the full sociocultural context of ultrasound technology and imagery. Drawing upon ethnographic research both within and beyond the medical setting, Taylor shows how ultrasound has entered into public consumer culture in the United States. more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
In recent years a spate of books and articles have argued that the world today is so mobile, so interconnected and so integrated that it is, in one prominent assessment, flat. But as Harm de Blij contends in The Power of Place , geography continues to hold billions of people in an unrelenting grip. We are all born into natural and cultural environments... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 20.00
Since the end of the cold war, Africa has seen a dramatic rise in new political and religious phenomena, including an eviscerated privatized state, neoliberal NGOs, Pentecostalism, a resurgence in accusations of witchcraft, a culture of scamming and fraud, and, in some countries, a nearly universal wish to emigrate. Drawing on fieldwork in Togo, Charles... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 31.99
This engaging, deeply informed book provides the first concise history of one of China's most important eras. Leading scholar John W. Dardess offers a thematically organized political, social, and economic exploration of China from 1368 to 1644. He examines how the Ming dynasty was able to endure for 276 years, illuminating Ming foreign relations... more...